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whitney houston's death. >> she was unconscious and unresponsive at the time she was found. >> a member of houston's interage found her in the bathroom. >> she was under water, but not submerged. >> i don't have any information on that. >> houston's battle with drugs is well known. officials aren't ruling out any causes of death. >> until we run a toxin level and see what's in the system, we aren't going to speculate. >> she brought her 16-year-old niece to the coroner's office to pay her respects. >> her smile was so pleasant and graceful and her singing, it just touched my heart. ♪ [ music ] at her peek, her powerful voice made her one of the world's best selling artists. >> houston's family has taken her body from the mortgage. it will be flown back east for funeral services. houston's home state of new jersey, the principal at the
whitney houston school paid tribute to its most famous alumni. students walked from the school ground to houston's childhood home as they remember a legend who inspired generations. ♪ [ music ] >> and lesli, houston's body will be flown to new jersey for funeral services. >> thanks. and sources are telling the associated press that houston's family is suggesting that there could be a wake for whitney houston on thursday and a funeral on friday at newark credential center, which can seat about 18,000 people. back to you. >> thanks lesli. a fire fighting family suffered a stunning tragedy. 21-year-old zach whitacre's truck flipped over. scott broom is in virginia where the shock has spread
through an entire community. >> this is the house in west virginia that volunteers from two states were trying to save at 3:30 this morning this . this is the young teenager who died, zach whitacre. thrown from a water tanker when his truck overturned. >> everyone is still in shock and dealing with the emotions. >> page whitacre spoke to the volunteer fire rescue company draped in black. zach whitacre's grandfather was a volunteer, too, his dad, doug, was driving is beyond comprehension. >> another layer of sadness to the whole event. i can't imagine how i would feel being the father. >> it was jeff's house, the whitacre's were trying to save.
they were called from neighboring gore to truck water in. the truck overturned on u.s. route 50 as they hustled to get a second load of water. >> we are volunteers. takes a special person to be a volunteer and put their life on the line. my thoughts and prayers go to their family. i'm proud to have volunteer firemen. >> here in gore, volunteer fire fighting isn't heroic. it's what neighbors and family do for each other. today, we were reminded that it is in fact heroic and the cost can be very high. in gore, virginia, scott broom, 9news now. >> certainly can. zach whitacre was riding on the rear of the fire truck when his dad lost control, according to the west virginia state police, who also noted the road was icy at the time. usually in a trial, the public and the media can see the evidence, but that is not the case for much of the evidence at the uva lacrosse murder trial and today the
judge denied a media request to make it possible to see and evaluate things. like george huguely's video taped statement to the police. bruce, we want to know why. >> yeah, derek, it was tough to listen to the huguely video tape that was played back here on friday. we could not see it because the prosecutors put it on a tv monitor here that was visible only to the judge, the jury, the lawyers, and huguely. all the public and the media got to see was the back of the tv. what did huguely look like when he said he struggled with yeardley love, but he said he did not kill her. no peek at his eyes. the courtroom is set up so a lot of the evidence is
invisible to the public and to the media. several media outlets, including 9news now, sent a lawyer to a hearing to ask the judge to play back the evidence on a second tv monitor facing the gallery. the judge refused. he said he was sympathetic to the media, but that it was too late and too disruptive to the trial to change things now. a lawyer for the media outlets pointed to a second monitor. already in place in the courtroom and suggested it could be hooked up over the lunch hour. but the judge said no and suggested courtrooms in charlottesville have been set up this way, perhaps since thomas jefferson's time. >> now media lawyer says there is a significant first amendment issue here. he says that the public and the media have a right to see and evaluate this evidence. the prosecutor got plenty angry
about that. he says that he only is legally required to show this evidence to the judge or the jury. the media outlets they plan to appeal, they plan to take this to the virginia court of appeals and that may happen starting as soon as right this hour. about 5:00. derek. >> in the meantime, the trial goes on, bruce leshan, thank you. >> two setbacks for the prosecution in the penn state sex abuse case. the judge granted jerry sandusky's request to visit with all of his grandchildren, except the three who are currently involved in a custody dispute. the judge also denied the prosecution's request for an out of town jury to hear the case. instead, a jury from state college will be picked just as sandusky's defense lawyer wanted. the former assistant coach has been on house arrest. an investigation into how a 30-foot sign fell on i-66 over the weekend. the sign hit a pickup truck
near monument avenue and fairfax during saturday afternoon's high wind. amazingly, no one was hurt. the department says sign structures are inspected every five years and this was checked out in december of '07. ultrasonic testing have also been done since the 2007 inspection. not much high wind to speak of today. topper on the terrace with tonight's monday evening forecast. >> we had wind gusts to 49 miles per hour on saturday. so essentially, 50-mile per hour winds crossed the area. you look off to the southwest, you'll see some clouds. going to stay dry tonight. not bad. 46 downtown. 43 in gaithersburg. we're looking at mid 40s in leesburg as well. jump the divide, only 28. now here's the deal. clouds are going to thicken up tonight. it's going to stay dry. notice the left hand portion of your screen. that could roll into the mountains by dawn tomorrow. and we'll come back and tell
you that's going to roll into here. in the meantime, increasing cloudiness, not as cold. low 26 to 34. winds will be light. come back and talk about whether or not we see wet snow flakes tomorrow morning and look ahead to another storm on thursday. >> the activist from around the country are in town to protest a visit from china's vice president. earlier today, hundreds of demonstrators marched down connecticut avenue from the chinese embassy to the white house in protest of what they call chinese police brutality. anny hong joins us live from louisiana fayette where another protest is taking place. >> reporter: these protesters holding signs. the american and tibetan flag, protesting against china. we have a coalition here, tibetans, and human rights groups. quite a few protests around
town. now several protesters were arrested by police today after they repelled from the arlington memorial bridge. they were hanging from ropes. the sign that read free tibet. we had 500 protesters who marched on connecticut avenue from the chinese embassy ending at louisiana fayette park. they are protesting the chinese government closing tibet to foreigners after opening fire on protesters, calling for freedom and the return on the dalai lama. and china's vice president during his visit to the u.s. >> we are highly critical and suspicious that you will probably continue the same violations of human rights. we are trying to raise awareness and raise caution to the western audiences. >> and this protest has been very well organized. it has been peaceful earlier
here today. another is planned tomorrow to end a three-day event. of protests and rallies around town. it will end with a candle light vigil from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. we are live in d.c. anny hong, 9news now. >> still ahead, decreasing your bottom line. when does it make good financial sense to refinance your mortgage? we'll break it down. >> teachers often stay after school to help students, but not today. for many teachers in prince william county. they protested. i'm peggy fox. coming up, i'll tell you what it's all about. >> but up next, president obama's new budget plan is under fire. we'll break it all down when we come back.
cuts to military and domestic spending. and the renewed plea for tax hikes todd very wealthy. at $350 billion to stimulate job growth. but the forecasted $901 billion deficit does fall short of the president's goal of cutting the deficit in half by the end of his first term and the republicans already say the cuts in the president's proposal just don't go far enough. president obama unveiled that budget proposal at the campus of the northern virginia community college today. >> plan would create an $8 billion fund to help connect community college students with businesses looking to hire workers for high growth industries. >> here in american, we have the best workers and some of the fastest growing companies in the world. there's no reason we can't connect the two and places like nova are proving that we know how to do it. >> the president says the fund could train 2 million workers in healthcare, transportation, and advanced manufacturing. >> dozens of teachers
demonstrated in prince william county today in protest of the superintendent's plan for no raises until the year 2016. but the teachers target of action is the board of supervisors. more from woodbridge. >> teachers in three high schools, battlefield, and here at forest park, participanted in a work to the rule job action today. obviously having difficulty there with peggy's story. the superintendent along with other northern virginia school districts are hoping lawmakers dump registration. those are funds that help schools attract teachers with competitive salaries. transportation secretary, ray lahood went back to school today. part of the annual teach for
america week. volunteers try to inspire students with lessons that connect the curriculum to real life. >> and let's take it out to topper on the weather terrace. talk about a cold night saturday night. wow, top. >> it got crazy for a while, but nice monday. temperatures made it to near 50 just about everywhere and clouds are coming in quickly. it's going to stay dry tonight. different story out in the plain states. this is the same system heading our way. by the time it gets here, not going to have much. it could produce a little bit of light snow or flurries north and west of town. but it was a mess out in kansas. they produced a few inches and that's all you need for problems on the roads. again, same system, different results here in the metro area. >> let's take a live look outside the white house. this is a live weather cam brought to you by michael and son. it's nice out. the good news is the winds have
calmed down. the dew point is 13. that's troubling me just a little bit. as we get moisture rolling in tomorrow morning, that's why we could see a breeze, period of light snow or flurries. north and west of frederick and into hagerstown. here's the system. you know, it looks impressive right now, but it's not very well organized and by the time it gets into the tennessee and ohio valleys, it loses some of its umph. big thunderstorms there and snow into northern arkansas and missouri. nothing really organized. so more clouds than anything on tuesday. i think you would want to leave your umbrella at home. get ready to have it handy on thursday. you can skip it tomorrow. temperatures mid 50s. 45 in great falls. down 95, still upper 40s in fort belvoir. not as cold tonight.
more clouds than showers on tuesday. mild and nice on wednesday. a great middle of the week and grab your umbrella for thursday. a stronger storm comes at us on thursday. 9:30 tonight, clouds thickening up. notice there's no green blobs anywhere. but as you get into the early morning hours west of frederick and hagerstown, and cumberland, a little bit of blue. not a big deal, but if you're trying to come in from work down to d.c., you might have to drive through snow before you make it. by evening, everything goes to the showers. a little bit of shower activity in hagerstown. manassas, prince georges county, never has any precipitation. more clouds than anything with this system as far as we're concerned. so for tonight, increasing cloudiness, not as cold. a one, two blanket night. lows 26 to 34 and the winds are light. now tomorrow morning, mostly cloudy and cold. sprinkle or flurry possible.
primarily north and west of town. no umbrella required. light winds, and then by afternoon, mostly cloudy and mild a. few showers are possible. a light coat will take care of you. high temperatures near 50 and winds out of the south at 10. we'll break it down for you. cold. 28 to 36. by noon, not bad. 45 to 50. also maybe a sprinkle, but this is not a big system. now, the next three days. on wednesday, gorgeous. sunshine and 51. by then, temperatures in the mid 50s. seven days, good news is, it's a quiet valentine's day. because don't want the deliveries going around with snow. after that, we're looking at temperatures really mild through the week. i mean, friday we are sunshine and low 50s. colder over the weekend. i do have a flake on sunday morning. primarily north and west of town, but we'll keep you posted. there could be a storm
the westminster dog show starts today at new york city's madison square garden. >> more than 2,000 dogs will spend the next two days trying to get the top prize of best in show. >> and manuel spent the day behind the seans of what we know is the oldest dog show in the country. >> reporter: they are the creme de la creme of the dog world. >> that's a face a mother and a father can love. >> from pampered poodles. >> it takes several hours of work to get him and five minutes to get me ready. >> and handsome hounds. >> he does everything he can to make everybody look at him. >> and it takes a lot of work.
>> his hair is a lot of work, luckily his mind is not. he's a good boy. >> these top dogs are packing madison square garden for the 136th annual westminster kennel club dog show. elvis is getting ready for his moment in the spotlight and yes, he does have big blue eyes under all that dog. >> this is the real world. >> this year, 2077 dogs are competing for best in show. from 187 different breeds and varieties. six new breeds are in the mix. including the norwegian, a breed that was nearly extinct. >> fifth toe works as a poseable thumb, to be able to climb up the cliffs in norway. >> the dogs are combed, exfoliated, and straightened. some owners chew their food for them. this is serious business, but
no prize money. just prestige. manuel, cbs news, new york. >> don't you love a great looking german shepherd? martha stewart's chow chow won best of breed. best in show is awarded tomorrow night. anita. >> we're going to go back to peggy fox. >> teachers in at least three prince william county high schools, battlefield, patriot, and here at forest park, participated in a work to the rule job action today. they are an angry over the prospect of no raises for the next four years. when school lets out for the day, you can usually find teachers in their classrooms, but today as students headed for home, a few dozen teachers did the same. they walked out in unison wearing buttons on black clothes. >> we have been taking a hit for three years and we are going to take another hit to
our pay for another three years, potentially five years. >> the english teacher say they don't want people to think they don't care about students. >> it's difficult for me to leave. >> what would you normally be doing? >> i would be there preparing for my lessons tomorrow, getting projects together. >> they say it's important teachers stand up for themselves. send a message to both the superintendent whose budget includes no raise until 2016, and the board of supervisors who control the pursestrings and property tax rate. >> we have high test scores in prince william and yet, our teachers are paid the lowest of any school in the region. >> bonnie, the president of the prince william education association says today's work to the rule demonstration was not sanctioned by their members. she does agree they need raises. bringing their extra work there to show their commitment to students. >> temps are planning to pack
the board of supervisors meeting to get their point across. : the average rate on a 30 year fixed is just under 3.9%. >> does it make sense to refinance? coming up, we'll explore what is best for your bottom line. but up next, what recovering addicts are saying about whitney houston's death over the weekend.
we had a death in our family. ♪ [ music ] >> what a magic voice. beverly hills police say whitney houston was unconscious and unresponsive when they pulled her out of a bathtub in her hotel room. she was pulled out by a member of her staff saturday. we don't know what killed her and police say it may be weeks before we get some answers. however, we all do know about whitney houston's drug use and bruce johnson, you have been talking to folks who know about it. >> you'll hear that intro
again. they say the same fate is for them. >> music icon, whitney houston was honored at the grammy's last night. fans are calling radio stations and sending record sales through the roof again. >> here at the corner of panover place, otherwise known as the strip. they are also remembering whitney houston today. it's not the 170 million albums and songs that she sold. it's not the fortune. out here, it's the pain. it's her drug addiction that they are relating to. >> she got called up young and when she did it for so long, there was no quitting. >> the voice belongs to a crack addict who knows the side of whitney houston that most of us can only imagine. >> you can't quit, because that's part of her life. she couldn't function without it. >> that's his niece.
she tried years to get him and other relatives off the drugs. >> how many times a day do you have to hit the pipe? >> every day all day. >> all day? >> all day long, whenever i get a break. you holding me up now. >> the world lost a great woman, an icon. >> mary gordon is a recovering addict in downtown washington. she says whitney houston's sudden death is topic a in sessions with clients today. >> people think it's about stop using a substance. we have areas that have to be amended and sometimes we don't have a fix or the people to help us do that. >> olivia chase, daughter of a preacher, brought up in the church, like whitney houston, a crack addict in recovery. >> doesn't matter what i have or don't have. most precious possession, sometimes, for some people is just to know that stuff will kill you. >> that stuff will kill you.
we don't know the exact cause of death of whitney houston. may not know for several weeks. want to point out the research shows that the number of people addicted to drugs and alcohol in the washington area is higher than anywhere else in the country. 11% in d.c. 9% in both maryland and virginia. they say the supply of drug, the stress and the lack of treatment facilities all play into this. >> and what the last addict said, it doesn't matter what you have, there's still something missing. back to you in the newsroom. >> tonight we are monitoring developments in three cases across our area. first, a man accused of killing an offduty maryland state trooper is on trial. testimony is underway in the case against cor kneel i cornelius williams. he is accused of killing trooper brown. he was working as a security guard at the time. the trooper has thrown williams out of the restaurant over a dispute involving an unpaid bill. >> jury selection also started
today in the case of five men. literally accused of terrorizing parts of southeast d.c. the men are accused of four shooting deaths and nine other shootings on south capital street. investigators say the five went on a retaliatory shooting spree in 2010. this lasted eight days. prosecutors added 30 counts, bringing the total to 54. police say the shooting spree ended as some young people gathered outside a house just after a friend's funeral. and it will be life in prison for a former suburban hospital worker who stabbed his boss to death. sentencing was hand down today in the case of keith little. he is convicted in december of killing brockington jr. little stabbed his boss 72 times on new year's day 2011. today, little claimed he had been railroaded by authorities and he plans to appeal. lesli. >> the obama administration has proposed a new plan to help homeowners who are under water
refinance their loans. but with historically low mortgage rates, there are millions of other borrowers who might take steps to lower their home loans. and if you previously refinanced, we examine whether it's a good move to do it again for your bottom line. >> whit and beth bought their new jersey home last may. they locked in on a 30 year fixed rate mortgage at 5%. >> i couldn't believe that interest rates would ever go any lower than they were. 5% is pretty low. >> they did go lower and months after moving in, the clays refinanced at 4 1/4%. >> we had no closing costs and ultimately what we ended up having was simply an appraisal fee and cost of applying for a mortgage. >> it's important to figure out if it's enough of a
safings. >> it's definitely a good idea. >> those record low mortgage rates are expected to inch up to pay for the payroll tax cut congress ordered fannie mae and freddie mac to increase their fees and turn them over to the u.s. treasury. the fees will be passed along to home buyers in the form of higher rates. on a $200,000 mortgage, that's an extra $5400 over the life of a 30 year loan. the clays are happy they reduced their payments by more than $300 a month. now they can save money for a rainy day. >> now the latest dip in interest rates has more homeowners rushing to lower their loans. according to the mortgage banker's association. refinance activity climbed nearly 9.5% just last week. coming up tomorrow at 5:00, we're going to show you how banks have been quietly increasing fees and what that could mean for your bottom line. anita. >> coming up on 9news now, a
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the winner of this weekend's $336 million power ball jackpot has yet to come forward. the winning ticket was sold at a stop and shop supermarket. the jackpot was the third biggest in power ball history. the largest prize since the raise in ticket sales. after a night of rioting in athens, greece. 45 buildings were torched and dozens of stores and restaurants were smashed. more than 120 people were injured. the rioting was sparked by the imposition of harsh new austerity measures. the goal is to save greece from bankruptcy. israel's prime minister is blaming iran for two car bomb attacks that targeted staff at
israel's embassy. one bomb went off in new deli. it hit an embassy car wounding two people. a second device was defused just in time. prime minister says israel has prevented other attacks in recent months. israel's foreign missions are now on high alert. >> a ski lodge at one of pennsylvania's most popular resorts has burned to the ground. firefighters from 13 fire departments in four counties battled those flames through the night. at woodlands. that's outside of pittsburgh. the fire broke out last night. the lodge was closed at the time. two workers inside got out safely. one firefighter suffered smoke inhalation. there's no word on the caws cause of the blaze. >> what does the uso have in common? find out why they were all at the white house today. >> but first, desert for breakfast? sounds high in the sky, but up
wheat nor breakfast to lose weight? a new study looked at two different groups of obese adults. one ate a low carbohydrate breakfast. the other had a 600 calorie breakfast, high in protein and carbs. the results showed both groups lost weight at the beginning, but the desert group kept it off. researchers think the protein likely helped the first group feel full longer and having that desert meant less likely they were going to cheat later in the day. >> for some people, it can take a long teem to heal. this is not always just an emotional phenomenon and can have physical consequences that
last. >> cheering for her son at his football game when she felt a sudden sharp pain. >> started from the middle of my chest and went to my shoulders. >> she thought she was having a heart attack, but no arteries were blocked. the 49-year-old had been under a lot of pressure and stress. >> stressful running around, i have workers in my house. >> doctors determined she was suffering from something nicknamed broken heart syndrome. a temporary heart condition that emotional stress can trigger. >> it is still a form of heart attack. the arteries are open and the pump of the heart is just really badly affected. typically almost the entire heart is affected. >> doctors at nyu are studying the condition and not sure why it happens to some people and not others. >> many patients have sky high adrenaline levels. we think that may be a way the body is expressing its reaction to stress. >> her heart muscle was damaged, but it healed with time. she now takes medication as a precaution. >> it could happen any time in
my life. you know, or it couldn't. it's always in the back of my head. always. >> broken heart syndrome affects mostly women and in many cases comes on suddenly. keeping women's hearts healthy and beating strong was the focus of today's annual affair of the heart luncheon. thousands of women of all ages, including me, was part of a sea of red that filled the ballroom at the hotel. the event is always festive and full of high fashion. but the focus is serious. women oftenignore or misunderstood the symptoms of a heart attack and wait to get to the hospital, hurting their chances of survival. >> we're talking about changing temperatures around here. >> a little bit. for the most part, you're going to be happy. and then over the weekend, we go a little back toward winter. right now, we'll take a live look outside. light winds, this is our weather cam brought to you by michael and son.
really, we're in good shape. temperatures mid 40s. the dew point is low. that's a function of how much moisture is in the air right now. so i'm a little concerned about that for our folks in cumberland for tomorrow morning as some of the moisture rolls in. not a big storm coming our way. winds out of the south, southwest. winds have calmed down. satellite picture. looking at high clouds coming in. it's going to stay dry tonight. some snow breaking out in ohio and into a portion of kentucky. this could get into the mountains, maybe hagerstown, maybe cumberland. maybe as far to the east as frederick and martinsburg by tomorrow morning at 6:00 or 7:00 in the morning. should not be a problem, but don't freak out if you see snow. 44 right now in bethesda. 45 in rockville. 44 arlington and 44 in springfield. temperatures pretty uniform. 43 in reston and 46 in sterling and 46 in college park. so, here's the deal. essentially a pretty mild week. not as cold tonight. clouds come in. keeps temperatures up a little bit. more clouds and showers on
tuesday. this system does not have a lot of punch to it. mild and nice on wednesday. i would locate the umbrella on thursday, stronger system comes in, and it will be rain. temperatures will be milder. here's a look at our future cast. gray is clouds, no big deal. we put this into motion. by morning, a little bit of snow possible. martinsburg, hagerstown in the form of flurries or snow showers. notice, you know, gaithersburg and clarksburg south, manassas, it's just cloudy. this has very little bite to its bark. maybe you see a sprinkle in hagerstown as warmer air rolls in. you see no green blobs around the immediate metro area. i would leave the umbrella at home tomorrow. leave it at home tomorrow and bring it with you on thursday. definitely need it on thursday. so for tonight, increasing cloudiness, one, maybe 2 blankets. 26 to 34 with light winds. tomorrow morning, mostly cloudy. mainly north and west of town.
20s and 30s and winds light. by afternoon, a lot of clouds. not much happening. mild, a few showers. light coat will handle it. winds out of the south at 10. so, we'll break it down. nice valentine's day. 28 to 36. 45 to 50 at noon. maybe a sprinkle. north and west of town and not going to be much. the next three days, gorgeous on wednesday. 51 with sunshine. here's when you need the umbrella. mostly cloudy on thursday with some rain and showers. temperatures mild. we're back up to 54. all right, next seven days. temperatures will go down as we go over the weekend. nice on friday. slows the week on another mild note. maybe some flurries or snow showers sunday morning. we'll watch that carefully. low 40s. sunshine into the mid 40s. but really, for this week, we'll hit 50 almost every day. >> you know, it's a special
kind of february when mid 40s got cold. >> no kidding. we'll take that forecast, top. thanks. >> friday night, maryland football coach has a five star recruit. >> it was sort of the shot in the arm that the terps program needed. today the news out of college park, not so rosie. kristen berset is here with the sports junkies to talk about the latest development. >> thanks, guys. thanks so much for joining us. i'm sure you have been talking about this all morning. but three more players from maryland leaving. totals up to 24 since randy was brought in. today, the quarterback, danny o'brian decides to leave. what is going on? >> when are you going to stop the bleeding? when randy took over, he was going to take the program from good to great. unfortunately, looks like it's going from good to awful. as you mentioned, 24 kids leaving, it's a lot. danny o'brian was their acc
rookie of the year a year ago n. fairness, a lot of us thought he was going to leave, but the fact he waited so long, we thought well, maybe he'll stick around and stay. the perception is bad though. just a year ago, they went to a bowl game. they won nine games. they have 25 kids that leave school. somebody has to stop the bleeding here. >> this weekend, pebble beach, tiger woods comes out and has a great three rounds and going into sunday, completely falls apart. >> kind of falls apart, but it's getting closer. he has three top three's. he's not there yet. he's not the player he was two years ago, but all that matters at the end of the day is winning majors. and even in the last two years with all the turmoil, tiger finished top four. the game is rounding into shape. phil mickelson said he is very close. nicholson and his three previous tournaments didn't finish better than 25th and he shot 64 on sunday.
tiger can still do it. >> he's great for the game of golf. it's good to have him back. of course we have to address the peyton manning rumors. they aren't going to go away, obviously, until he makes a decision. payton to the redskins. is it worth the gamble? >> you have to seriously look into it. there isn't any question they are. talking about one of the top five quarterbacks of all time. sure he has an arm thing, we don't know how much feeling he has. i think all of that will be sorted out. sign him to an incentive, the question is, why would peyton manning come here to d.c.? that's why everybody wants to know. it's been a franchise, and turmoil for 20 years. why would you want to be here? >> i guess we'll see the answer. we'll have a battle at least twice a year. so that would be exciting. thanks so much. from the sports junkies on 106.7 the fan, let's send it back over to you guys. >> thanks so much. still ahead, the president's budget gives d.c. officials hope for the future.
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miles brings his mother here each weekday and he knows personally how the center benefits his mother of retired physicians. >> she was in my home living with me, but was alone during the day when i'm out working for almost three years. and she's a bookworm and she loves reading books. but i really felt, there were circumstances that she needed to be in a safe and supportive environment. >> dr. jean sullivan is a respected physician. her disease caused her to retire, but she still exhibits a warm personality and welcomes a stranger. >> great influenza. >> that's about the big flu epidemic of 1918. that was a pretty scary time. >> we have a lot of folks here who have been high level professionals. >> nancy is the executive director of alzheimer's family day center. the center provides a wide variety of stimulation and
activities and a home-like atmosphere. >> individuals with dementia can come here for a full range of activities and opportunity to socialize with others to find friends, which they often don't have anymore. to get medical attention if they need it, to have their meals here, to get their medications here. so it's a full service program for the person who has dementia. >> many times the care giver of patients is called the second victim. because the care giver turned upside down and that's why the family daycare center is so important. to support and educate family members of alzheimer's patients. >> center focuses on strength rather than memory limitations. they address the needs of a whole person and support.
>> i'm j.c. hayward, 9news now. >> the alzheimer's family center costs about $76 a day, but it does have a scholarship fund to help those that can't afford the fees. for contact information, go to j.c. hayward.com. this is 9news now. >> we're going to have to make some tough choices in order to put this country back on a more sustainable fiscal path. >> right now, the government borrows 40 cents for every dollar it spends. and president obama says his $3.8 budget plan will help cut that deficit by $4 trillion over the next ten years. but as danielle nottingham shows us, that plan is dead on arrival. >> derek, the president included ideas in his proposal that we've heard from him before. and once again, he is going to have a tough time selling tax increases to